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TheGeneral vs. the President
unfolds in the years immediately following WorldWar II, when peace has been restored but the roots of a new world conflict arevisible to all. H. W. Brands' s thrilling narrative places two men--PresidentHarry Truman and General Douglas MacArthur--on a collision course that will putthat fragile peace at risk and plunge America into a constitutional crisis.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR:

H. W. Brands holds the Jack S. Blanton Sr.Chair in History at the University of Texas at Austin. A New York Times bestselling author, he was a finalist for thePulitzer Prize in biography for The FirstAmerican and Traitor to His Class.

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